Benin Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. UN agencies mobilize to support Government response after Benin confirms cases of Lassa feverRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | United Nations

    ... West Africa. Photo: UNICEF/Tanya Bindra 5 February 2016 – After the identification of four cases of Lassa fever in Benin, the Government, backed by the World Health Organization ( WHO ) and the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) has ...

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  2. Benin: UN Agencies Boost Efforts to Prevent Further Spread of Lassa FeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Following the outbreak of Lassa fever in Benin, United Nations Children's Fund and World Health Organization officials in the country are scaling up an emergency response to help prevent further spread of the disease. To date, there have been four confirmed and 52 suspected cases of the disease in Benin, resulting in 17 deaths - two of them health workers.

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  3. To Lagos by roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... convey passengers or carry goods. Travelling on that road is so stressful, especially at the Seme border posts between Benin and Nigeria. Indeed, if the security officers of all hues and colours were the only faces and contacts between the different ...

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  4. West African Pirates and Kidnappers Still Active, But Enforcement is Catching UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | EagleSpeak

    ... was hijacked on Friday, other reports said Sunday, and diverted to an oil terminal off Cotonou, capital of neighboring Benin. Maritime News said the chief officer was seriously injured and is being held hostage with four other seamen. The navy of ...

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  5. A Soninke loan in SonghayRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Jabal al-Lughat

    ... the Timbuktu-area word sete "caravan". This word is well-attested elsewhere in Songhay, from eastern Mali to northern Benin (though not in the Sahara proper): Gao A¡eta "(camels) go on caravan", A¡etete "go in single file" (Heath) Hombori ...

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  6. Benin: UN agencies mobilize to support government response to Lassa casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Crofs Blogs

    After the identification of four cases of Lassa fever in Benin, the Government, backed by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund has immediately launched started a response against the epidemic, the agencies announced today. To date, 25 suspected cases among which 12 deaths have been identified.

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  7. UN agencies mobilize to support Government response after Benin confirms cases of Lassa feverRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | United Nations

    ... West Africa. Photo: UNICEF/Tanya Bindra 5 February 2016 – After the identification of four cases of Lassa fever in Benin, the Government, backed by the World Health Organization ( WHO ) and the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) has ...

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  8. Met's bill to translate an extinct Dahomey language revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... 1975. The kingdom was established by the Fon people in about 1600 and then became a French colony 1894. It was renamed Benin forty years ago. Police would have had to hire interpreters who could speak Fon or French for those who could not speak ...

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  9. Benin Navy guarding Greek tanker, hostages held in NigeriaRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The navy of Benin is guarding an oil tanker hijacked by militants who are holding five crew members hostage in Nigeria, Nigeria's navy and a shipping security expert said Wednesday. The Liberian-flagged, Greek-owned MT Leon Dias is anchored off Cotonou, Benin's commercial capital, Nigerian navy spokesman Commodore Kabir Aliyu told The Associated Press.

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  10. UN agencies mobilize to support Government response after Benin confirms cases of Lassa feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Feb 6 : After the identification of four cases of Lassa fever in Benin, the Government, backed by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund has immediately launched a response against the epidemic, the agencies announced on Friday. To date, 25 suspected cases among which 12 deaths have been identified.

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  11. Russian, Filipino seamen held hostage in Nigeria _ expertRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Nigeria's navy said Wednesday the ship is now off the coast of Cotonou, the commercial capital of neighboring Benin, guarded by that country's navy. Nigeria's government has made no comment on the hijacking, which comes amid renewed attacks on oil ...

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  12. Benin: Twelve Lassa fever deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Crofs Blogs

    The first fatal case of Lassa fever was recorded in Porto-Novo, capital of Benin, and 25 suspected cases including 12 deaths were recorded in the country, an official of the Ministry of Health reported today. The Lassa fever epidemic, announced earlier this week in Benin, was previously contained in the commune of Tchaourou, 350 km north of Cotonou.

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  13. Russia Confirms Tanker Seized by Niger Delta MilitantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Marine News

    Russia's embassy in Nigeria confirmed on Thursday that the Greek-owned oil tanker Leon Dias has been hijacked in the Gulf of Guinea, reports TASS. There are reports that the oil tanker hijacked by suspected militants from the Niger Delta has been freed and is now located some 7.5 nautical miles near the Cotonou Port in Benin.

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  14. Russian, Filipino seamen held hostage in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ... Nigeria's navy said Wednesday the ship is now off the coast of Cotonou, the commercial capital of neighboring Benin, guarded by that country's navy. Nigeria's government has made no comment on the hijacking, which comes amid renewed attacks on oil ...

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  15. Russian, Filipino seamen held hostage in Nigeria - expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... Nigeria's navy said Wednesday the ship is now off the coast of Cotonou, the commercial capital of neighbouring Benin, guarded by that country's navy. Nigeria's government has made no comment on the hijacking, which comes amid renewed attacks on oil ...

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  16. TCP scraps rice tenderRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | World-Grain

    Following the directives of the federal government, the Trading Corporation of Pakistan Monday announced that it has cancelled the rice procurement tender. Last week, the state-run grain trader invited fresh sealed bids from companies/partnership/sole proprietors dealing in export of rice for purchase of 15,000 tons long grain white rice on Cost and Free on Board basis up to the port of Cotonou, Benin, packed in polypropylene woven bags as per provided specification.

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  17. Nine people suspected dead of Lassa fever in BeninRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Cotonou: As the world ramps up its fight against the Zika virus, West Africa is battling to contain a growing outbreak of Lassa fever with nine people in Benin reported dead, a health official told AFP Tuesday. "Right now, there are a total of 20 suspected cases with nine deaths," government health official Orou Bagou Yorou Chabi said.

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  18. Nigerian separatists hijack ship, demand release of leaderRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... was hijacked on Friday, other reports said Sunday, and diverted to an oil terminal off Cotonou, capital of neighboring Benin. Maritime News said the chief officer was seriously injured and is being held hostage with four other seamen.

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  19. Nigerian hijackers threaten to blow up oil tanker with crew on board...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... hijacked on Friday, other reports said Sunday, and diverted to an oil terminal off Cotonou, capital of neighbouring Benin. Maritime News said the chief officer was seriously injured and is being held hostage with four other seamen. Nigerian ...

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  20. Nigerian Separatists Hijack Ship and Demand Release of Detained LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Time

    ... was hijacked on Friday, other reports said Sunday, and diverted to an oil terminal off Cotonou, capital of neighboring Benin. Maritime News said the chief officer was seriously injured and is being held hostage with four other seamen.

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